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Recent publication (Journals)

  1. Siew Ming Thang, Nurjanah Mohd Jaafar, Radha M.K. Nambiar, Zaini Amir & Fook Fei Wong (2014). Are Malaysian undergraduates 'digital natives' in the true sense of the word? A quantitative analysis. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies 20(1): 177-191. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

Recent publication (Journals)

  1. Luck Kee Lin, Siew Ming Thang, Nurjanah Mohd Jaafar & Noraza Ahmad Zabidi (2013). Digital storytelling as a project in EAP course: Insights from Malaysian undergraduates. Journal of Institutional Research in South East Asia 11(2): 48-67. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  2. Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Siew Ming Thang, Hazita Azman & Radha Nambiar (2013). Is presence of Community of Practice dimensions sufficient for community-based teacher professional development? International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies 8(1): 32-45. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  3. Nurjanah Mohd Jaafar & Siew Ming Thang (2013). Revisiting autonomy and attributions: A case in a Malaysian university. GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies 13(2): 41-64. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  4. Peter Gobel, Siew Ming Thang, Gurnam Kaur Sidhu, Sok Imm Oon & Yuen Fook Chan (2013). Attributions to success and failure in English language learning: A comparative study of urban and rural undergraduates in Malaysia. Asian Social Science 9(2): 53-62. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  5. Siew Ming Thang, Rosniah Mustaffa, Fook Fei Wong, Noorizah Mohd. Noor, Najihah Mahmud, Hafizah Latif, Mohd. Sallehhudin Abd. Aziz (2013). A quantitative inquiry into the effects of blended learning on English language learning: The case of Malaysian undergraduates. Special Issue of International Education Studies 6(6): 1-7. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

 

Recent publication (Journals)

  1. Siew Ming Thang, Hazita Azman & Lee Yit Sim (2012). Menjejaki perkembangan komuniti pengamal dalam kalangan guru sekolah Bestari. Jurnal Komunikasi Malaysian Journal of Communication 28(2): 73-94. [article].

  2. Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Hazita Azman & Siew Ming Thang (2012). Teacher learning via communities of practice: A Malaysian case study. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning 7(2): 162-174. [article]. Indexed in Scopus, ERA (Rank A).

  3. Siew Ming Thang, Fook Fei Wong, Noorizah Mohd Noor, Rosniah Mustaffa, Najihah Mahmud & Kemboja Ismail (2012). Using a blended approach to teach English for academic purposes: Malaysian students' perceptions of redesigned course materials. International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning 7(2): 142-153. [article]. Indexed in Scopus, ERA (Rank A).

  4. Wong Fook Fei, Thang Siew Ming, Noorizah Mohd Noor, Hafizah Latif & Mohd Sallehhudin (2012). A blended approach in teaching an EAP course: Malaysian instructors’ perceptions of the new course materials. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies 18(3): 103 – 117. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  5. Pramela Krish, Thang Siew Ming, Lee Kean Wah, Radha Nambiar & Azizah Ya'acob (2012). Blogging in enhancing teaching and learning of Science: A qualitative case study. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 20(2): 433-453. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  6. Thang Siew Ming, Najihah Mahmud & Norizan Abd Razak (2012). The use of wireless technology in UKM: Challenges faced and its impact on English language learning. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies 18(1): 129-143. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  7. Thang Siew Ming, Lee Yit Sim & Nurul Farhana Zulkifli (2012). The role of the electronic portfolio in enhancing Information and Communication Technology and English language skills: The voices of six Malaysian undergraduates. Computer Assisted Language Learning 25(3): 277-293. [article]. Indexed in ISI (WOS), High Impact (Quartile 2).

  8. Thang Siew Ming, Hazita Azman & Lee Yit Sim (2012). Tracing the development of eCoPs via the eCPDelT project: From conception to implementation. Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics 35(1): 44-58. [article]

Recent publication (Special issue)

  1. John Brine, Kean Wah Lee & Siew Ming Thang (2012). Special Issue from the GLoCALL 2010 Conference: Specific Applications of Technology to theTeaching of Second/Foreign Languages. International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching (IJCALLT) 2(1): i-ii. [article]

  2. Siew Ming Thang & Peter Gobel (2012). Special issue of GLoCALL 2010 Conference Papers: Specific Applications of Technology in Second/ Foreign Language Educational Settings. Computer Assisted Language Learning 25(3): 213-216. [article]. Indexed in ISI (WOS), High Impact (Quartile 2).

Recent publication (Book chapter)

  1. Thang, S. M. (2012). A Critical View of Malaysian ESL Undergraduates' Readiness for Autonomy and its Implication for Malaysian Education Curriculum, In Koo, Y. L. & Hazita, A. (eds.) Language and Literacy in Multilingual Contexts: Issues and challenges. Bangi, Selangor. Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Mori, S., Thang, S.M., Nor Fariza Mohd Nor, Vijaya Latshmi Suppiah & Oon, S.I. (2011). Attribution tendency and its relationship with actual and perceived proficiency. GEMA Online Journal of Language Studies 11(3): 199-218. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  2. Thang, S.M., Hall, C., Murugaiah, P. & Hazita Azman (2011). Creating and maintaining online communities of practice in Malaysian Smart Schools: Challenging realities. Educational Action Research 19(1): 87-105. [article]. Indexed in Scopus and ERA.

  3. Gobel, P., Mori, S., Thang, S.M., Kan, N.G. & Lee, K.W. (2011). The impact of culture on student attributions for performance: A comparative study of three groups of EFL/ESL learners. Journal of Institutional Research South East Asia (JIRSEA) 9(1): 27-43. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  4. Thang, S.M., Ting, S.L. & Nurjanah Mohd Jaafar (2011). Attitudes and Motivation of Secondary Students towards Learning English as a Second Language: A Case Study. 3L: The Southeast Asian Journal of English Language Studies 17(1): 40-54. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  5. Siew Ming Thang, Peter Gobel, Nor Fariza Mohd. Nor & Vijaya Latshmi Suppiah (2011). Students’ Attributions for Success and Failure in the Learning of English as a Second Language: A Comparison of Undergraduates. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities 19(2): 459-474. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

  6. Radha Nambiar, Lee Kean Wah, Fariza Khalid, Thang Siew Ming & Pramela Krish (2011). Blogging to build a community of practice (CoP): Malaysian Mathematic teachers’ involvement and participation in online teacher professional development. Journal of Institutional Research (South East Asia) - JIRSEA 9(2): 6-20. [article]. Indexed in Scopus.

Recent publication (Books)

  1. Thang, S.M., Krish, P., Wong, F.F., Lin, L.K, Jamilah Mustafa & Marlyna Maros (eds). (2011). Language and Cultural Diversity: Global Realities & Challenges. Serdang, Selangor: UPM Press.
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Lee Kean Wah & Thang Siew Ming. (2010). A Critical Discourse Analysis of the Malaysian Smart Schools (MSS) Conceptual Blueprint and Implications to Implementation. The International Journal of Language Society and Culture. No. 20, pp. 142-154. [article]

  2. Thang Siew Ming & Leila Bidmeshki. (2010). Investigating the perceptions of UKM undergraduates towards an English for Science and Technology online course. Computer Assisted Language Learning Journal.  Vol.23, No.1, pp. 1-20.
    [article]. Indexed in ISI (WOS), High Impact (Quartile 2).

  3. Thang Siew Ming, Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Lee Kean Wah, Hazita Azman, Tan Lay Yean & Lee Yit Sim (2010). Grappling with technology: A case of supporting Malaysian Smart school teachers’ professional development. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. Vol.26, No.3, pp. 400-416. [article]. Indexed in ISI (WOS), High Impact (Quartile 1).

  4. Siew Ming Thang, Carol Hall, Hazita Azman & Gordon Joyes (2010). Supporting Smart school teachers’ continuing professional development in and through ICT: A model for change. International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT). Vol.6, No.2. [article]

  5. Puvaneswary Murugaiah & Siew Ming Thang (2010). Development of interactive and reflective learning among Malaysian online distant learners: An ESL instructor's experience. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL). Vol.11, No.3. [article]. Indexed in ISI (WOS).

  6. Murugaiah, P., Hazita Azman, Azizah Ya’acob & Thang, S. M. (2010). Blogging in teachers’ professional development: Its role in building computer-assisted language teaching skills. International Journal of Education and Development Using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT) 2010. Vol 6, No.3. [article]

  7. Ting, K.N., Wong, K.T.  & Thang, S.M. (2010). Contributions of early work-based learning: A case study of first year Pharmacy students. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Vol.21, No.3. [article]

Recent publication (Special issue)

  1. Thang, S.M. & Wong, S.L. (editors). (2010). Impact of ICT on teaching and learning in Asia: focusing on emerging trends, patterns and practice. International Journal of Education and Development Using Information and Communication Technology (IJEDICT) 6(3). [article]

Recent publication (Proceeding)

  1. Thang Siew Ming, Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Carol Hall & Hazita Azman. (2010). EUROCALL 2009: Creating and Maintaing e-communities of Practice in Malaysian Smart Schools - Sharing Experiences. In Ana Gimeno Sanz (ed.). New Trends in Computer-Assisted Language Learning: Working Together (pp. 325-330).
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang Siew Ming, Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Pramela Krishnasamy, Azizah Yaa’cob & Hazita Azman (2009), An investigation of the ICT challenges and practices of Malaysian Smart School teachers. Malaysian Journal of Information, Communiction and Technology  (MyJICT).  Vol.1 pp. 50-73.[ article ]

  2. Thang, S.M. 2009.  Investigating autonomy of Malaysian ESL learners: Comparison between public and private universities, 3L Language, Linguistics and Literature. The South East Asian Journal of English Language Studies. Vol 15, pp. 97-124. [ article ]. Indexed in Scopus.

  3. Md. Momtazur Rahman, Thang Siew Ming, Mohd Sallehhudin Abd Aziz, & Norizan Abdul Razak (August 2009). Needs analysis for developing an ESP writing course for foreign postgraduates in Science and Technology at National University of Malaysia.The Asian ESP Journal, Vol. 5 (2) [ article ]

  4. Thang Siew Ming, Hazita Azman, Radha Nambiar, Lee Kean Wah, Yuen Chee Keong & Leila Bidmeshki (July 2009). Teachers’ views of their involvement in an online community of practice project. CALL-EJ Online, Vol. 11, No. 1. [ article ]

  5. Thang, S.M & Puvaneswary Murugaiah (2009). Investigating Malaysian Tutors’ Perceptions of the eEducator. Malaysian Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 11(1), pp. 71-89. [ article ]

  6. Thang, S. M. & Joyes, G. (2009). Localisation of the e-educator Module: The Malaysian Experience. Turkish Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE). Vol.10 (2). [ article ]. Indexed in Scopus.

Recent publication (Books & Book chapters)

  1. Thang S. M & Sinclair B. Eds. (2009). Learner Autonomy: Research and Practice in Malaysia and Singapore. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Pearson Longman. [Overview]

  2. Thang, S.M. Investigating the Learner Autonomy of Malaysian ESL Learners: Towards a Redefinition. In S. M Thang & B. Sinclair Eds. (2009). Learner Autonomy: Research and Practice in Malaysia and Singapore. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Pearson Longman.
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang, S. M. & Wong, F.F. (2008) Developing Academic Competency for Studies in English: the Malaysian ESL Teachers’ Perspective. English for Specific Purposes World, Vol 4(20): 1-28. [ article ]

  2. Joyes, G., Hall, C. & Thang, S. M. (2008). The e-Educator Module: A New Approach to the Training of Online Tutor. International Journal of Pedagogies & Learning, Vol 4(4): 130-147. [ article ]. Indexed in ERA (Rank A).

  3. Md. Momtazur Rahman, Thang Siew Ming, Mohd Sallehhudin Abd Aziz & Norizan Abdul Razak. (2008).Developing an ESP Speaking Course Framework for the Foreign Postgraduates in Science and Technology at National University of Malaysia. English for Specific Purposes World 4(20). [ article ]

Recent publication (Books & Book chapters)

  1. Lee S. K., Thang S. M., Lee K. S. (2008). Border Crossings: Moving Between Languages & Cultural Frameworks. Subang Jaya, Selangor: Pelanduk Publications

 

Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang, S. M. & Azarina Alias (2007). Investigating Readiness for Autonomy: A Comparison of Malaysian ESL Undergraduates of Three Public Universities. Reflections on English Language Teaching Journal, Vol 6(1): 1- 18.
    [ article ]
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang, S.M. & Kumarasamy P. (2006). Malaysian Students’ Perceptions of the Environment Contexts in Their English Language Classes. Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, Vol 3(2): 190-208. [ article ]
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  2. Thang, S.M. & Olaybal, D. L. (2006). Creating and Testing a Science in English Website for Malaysian Secondary One Students.  Malaysian Online Journal of Instructional Technology, Vol 7 (2). [ article ]
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  3. Thang S. M., & Wong, F. F. (2006). Insights into Teaching Styles of Malaysian ESL Teachers: A Qualitative Study. Jurnal Bahasa Jendela Alam, Vol.4: 495-510.
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  4. Thang, S.M.  & Bidmeshki, L. (2006). Evaluating Malaysian Science and Technology undergraduates’ reactions towards an online ESP course. CALL-EJ Online, Vol. 7(2). [ article ]

Recent publication (Books & Book chapters)

  1. Thang, S.M. (2006).  Learning English in Multicultural Malaysia: Are Learners Motivated. In Shanta Venogopal et al. (Eds.), Writing the Past into the Present: Reflections of 35 years of Scholarship in Language and Literary Studies. Bangi, Selangor: Penerbit Uniuversiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang, S.M. (2005). Investigating Malaysian distance learners' perceptions of their English Proficiency Courses. Open Learning Journal, Vol. 20(3): 243-256. [ article ]. Indexed in Scopus.
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  2. Thang, S.M. (2005).  Comparing approaches to studying of Malaysian distance learners and on-campus Learners: Implications to Distance Education. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education.  Vol. 6(2). [ article ]. Indexed in Scopus.
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  3. Thang, S.M.  & Wong, F.F. (2005). Teaching styles of Malaysian ESL instructors: An investigation into current practices and implications on English Language Teaching: 3L Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literature. Vol. 10: 49-64.

Recent publication (Books & Book chapters)

  1. Lee S.K., Thang S.M., Kesumawati A.Bakar (2005). Language and Nationhood: New Contexts, New Realities. Bangi: Pusat Pengajian Bahasa dan Linguistik
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  2. Thang, S.M. (2005). Promoting Learner Autonomy among Malaysian ESL Distance Learners: The Why and the How. In Lee Su Kim, Thang Siew Ming, Lee King Siong & Hafriza Buranudeen (Eds.), Papers in Language Studies and Linguistics: A Malaysian Perspective. Bangi, Selangor: Fakulti Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan, UKM.
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  3. Koo, Y.L. Thang, S.M., & Lee, S.K. (2005).  Investigating learner characteristics in the design of an online ESP programme: learner readiness, identity and literacy in changing contexts. In Siti Hamin Stapa et al. (Eds.), Language Policy and Practice in Nation Building. Bangi, Selangor: Pusat Pengajain Bahasa dan Linguistik, UKM.
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang S.M. (2004).  Students’ approaches to Studying: Identifying the Malaysian constructs and comparing them with those in other contexts:  Journal of Further and Higher Education, Vol. 28 (4): 359-371.
  1. Thang, S.M. (2004). Learning English in Multicultural Malaysia: Are Learners Motivated? Journal of Language and Learning. Vol. 2(2). [ article ]
Recent publication (Journals)
  1. Thang, S.M. (2003) Investigating Malaysian Distance Learners’ conceptions of their Learning Styles in Learning English: GEMA: online Journal of Language Studies, Vol.3.
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  1. Thang, S.M. (2003). Investigating the ‘problem’ of memorisation among Malaysian English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. E-Bangi: Electronic Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, UKM.
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